Nutritive value of goat milk

  • Goat’s milk has a high nutritional content -its high in calcium, phosphorous, chlorine and vitamins
  • The milk is highly digestible and has a mild laxative effect
  • The milk has a high content of Vitamin B1 which is useful in relieving symptoms of stress (Neurotic indigestion, constipation and insomnia)
  • Goat’s milk may be used to replace cow milk for those suffering from allergy to cows’ milk
  • The milk has a higher fat content than cow milk
  • The milk has low cholesterol levels than the cow’s milk hence suitable for people with high blood pressure
  • It’s low in sugar than cow’s milk hence good for those suffering from diabetes

Goat milk versus Cow milk

  • Goat milk has no cream separation because of smaller fat molecules.
  • Goat milk contains pre-formed Vitamin A in the milk fat that allows it to be readily available for use by the body.
  • Goat’s milk contains a more highly-evolved cholesterol than cows milk, making it more available for absorption to the brain and body. (Cholesterol is essential to the health of the myelin sheaths “white matter” of the nerves in the brain.)
  • Goat milk is closer to human milk and is therefore easily accepted especially by those young or frail.
  • Goat milk has an alkaline reaction the same as mother’s milk. Cow milk has an acid reaction
  • Goat milk does not form mucous (phlegm) and is therefore better tolerated by asthmatics and those with allergies.
  • Goat milk contains more chlorine, fluorine and silicon than any other domestic livestock. Chlorine and fluorine are natural germicides and fluorine assists in preventing diabetes.
  • Goat milk contains 2% curd, which precipitates in the stomach. Cow’s milk is 10% curd.
  • Goat’s are naturally immune to diseases, such as tuberculosis, and are used in third-world countries to actually cure tuberculosis because of their inherent antibodies.
  • Goat’s milk is tolerated by a compromised /damaged liver because of the smaller fat molecules and it’s naturally homogenized.
  • Goat’s milk has the ability to “sweeten” the intestinal tract and assist with constipation.
  • Goat’s milk contains a higher evolved carotene (pro-Vitamin A). Researchers have found this to have cancer preventing properties.